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nios_zone - Configure Infoblox NIOS DNS zones

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes instances of DNS zone objects from Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS zone_auth objects using the Infoblox WAPI interface over REST.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • infoblox_client

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
comment
Configures a text string comment to be associated with the instance of this object. The provided text string will be configured on the object instance.
extattrs
Allows for the configuration of Extensible Attributes on the instance of the object. This argument accepts a set of key / value pairs for configuration.
fqdn
required
Specifies the qualified domain name to either add or remove from the NIOS instance based on the configured state value.

aliases: name
grid_primary
Configures the grid primary servers for this zone.
name
The name of the grid primary server
grid_secondaries
Configures the grid secondary servers for this zone.
name
The name of the grid secondary server
ns_group
(added in 2.6)
Configures the name server group for this zone. Name server group is mutually exclusive with grid primary and grid secondaries.
provider
A dict object containing connection details.
username
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_USERNAME environment variable.
http_request_timeout Default:
10
The amount of time before to wait before receiving a response
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HTTP_REQUEST_TIMEOUT environment variable.
max_retries Default:
3
Configures the number of attempted retries before the connection is declared usable
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RETRIES environment variable.
wapi_version Default:
1.4
Specifies the version of WAPI to use
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_WAP_VERSION environment variable.
ssl_verify
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Boolean value to enable or disable verifying SSL certificates
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_SSL_VERIFY environment variable.
max_results Default:
1000
Specifies the maximum number of objects to be returned, if set to a negative number the appliance will return an error when the number of returned objects would exceed the setting.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RESULTS environment variable.
host
required
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote instance of NIOS WAPI over REST
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HOST environment variable.
password
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_PASSWORD environment variable.
restart_if_needed
bool

(added in 2.6)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If set to true, causes the NIOS DNS service to restart and load the new zone configuration
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Configures the intended state of the instance of the object on the NIOS server. When this value is set to present, the object is configured on the device and when this value is set to absent the value is removed (if necessary) from the device.
view
required
Default:
default
Configures the DNS view name for the configured resource. The specified DNS zone must already exist on the running NIOS instance prior to configuring zones.

aliases: dns_view

Notes

Note

  • This module must be run locally, which can be achieved by specifying connection: local.

Examples

- name: configure a zone on the system using grid primary and secondaries
  nios_zone:
    name: ansible.com
    grid_primary:
      - name: gridprimary.grid.com
    grid_secondaries:
      - name: gridsecondary1.grid.com
      - name: gridsecondary2.grid.com
    restart_if_needed: true
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: configure a zone on the system using a name server group
  nios_zone:
    name: ansible.com
    ns_group: examplensg
    restart_if_needed: true
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: update the comment and ext attributes for an existing zone
  nios_zone:
    name: ansible.com
    comment: this is an example comment
    extattrs:
      Site: west-dc
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: remove the dns zone
  nios_zone:
    name: ansible.com
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Support

For more information about Red Hat’s support of this module, please refer to this Knowledge Base article

Author

  • Peter Sprygada (@privateip)

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